Look up Nissan Maxima specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes


  • Type: A36

Engine 3.5L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API


  • Capacity: 15 gal (68 L)

Engine coolant with reservoir

  • Type: Pre-diluted Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue) or equivalent
  • Capacity: 2 gal (9.2L)

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3
    • NISSAN recommends using Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 (or equivalent) ONLY in NISSAN CVTs. Do not mix with other fluids. Using fluids that are not equivalent to Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 may damage the CVT. Damage caused by the use of fluids other than as recommended is not covered under NISSAN’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN E-PSF or equivalent.
    • Use of a power steering fluid other than Genuine NISSAN E-PSF may prevent the power steering system from operating properly.

Brake fluid reservoir

  • Type:  Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT 3
  • Capacity: 1/8 gal (0.49 L)

Multi-purpose grease

  • Type: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

Air conditioning system refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134a (R-134a)

Air conditioning system oil

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN A/C System oil PAG or equivalent

Windshield washer fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze fluid or equivalent.
  • Capacity:1-1/8 gal(4.2L)



  • 2.5 L QR25DE L4 (China Only)
  • 3.5 L VQ35DE V6


  • CVT

Fuel Consumption


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